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Forgotten Treasures: Southern California Steelhead Trout

May 10, 2019

The remnants of endangered Southern California steelhead have dwindled from overharvesting and habitat degradation. They're so rare that they have become forgotten coastal treasures.

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Remembering little things each person does in their day to day lives can make a difference for these species to keep our watersheds and oceans healthy to improve conditions Southern California steelhead trout.

Like any fish or wildlife in decline, learning about Southern California’s forgotten treasures is one way to ensure these species are never forgotten.

Last updated by Office of Habitat Conservation on November 12, 2021

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